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Side effect(s) of Levonorgestrel

Read the side effects of Levonorgestrel as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Central Nervous System- Headache, dizziness, increased pressure around the brain and depression.

Gastrointestinal- Nausea, vomiting, obstruction in bile movement, jaundice and appetite disturbances.

Genitourinary- Menstrual irregularities, changes in libido, breast discomfort and fluid retention.

Miscellaneous- Weight changes, swelling of legs, hair loss and low platelet counts.

Other Precautions : *Consult with your doctor for dosage changes.

Drug Name : Levonorgestrel

Levonorgestrel(Plan B One-Step) generic is a birth control pill, prescribed after unprotected intercourse or suspected birth control failure. It inhibits ovulation, prevents transport of sperm or eggs and thus prevents fertilization and alters the lining of the uterus to prevent implantation if fertilization occurs.
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